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City Administrator position created in Electric City

Current clerk adds role to job title


The city council approved the creation of the position of “city administrator” and to have current clerk Russ Powers fill the position.

The council discussed the need for the position and the justification for the added pay that comes with it for Powers at their June 11 meeting.

“So the idea here,” Councilmember Aaron Derr asked, “is we’d have someone at city hall that can make more decisions, given that our mayor will typically have a full-time job and can’t be here on a day-to-day basis?”

“Correct,” Mayor John Nordine said.

“It makes sense to have somebody here al...

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